Department of
Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Career Opportunities

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Anesthesiology Faculty

Our department serves one of the nation’s largest integrated delivery systems and is actively recruiting faculty (open rank) who are committed to excellence in clinical care, teaching, and/or research. Our diverse anesthesiology group provides a variety of challenging cases for generalists and other anesthesiology specialists. We are seeking highly-talented applicants to join our healthcare system and offer opportunities in neuro, cardiac, and general anesthesiology throughout an 18-hospital system. Fellowship training or substantial experience is required in these subspecialties. Successful candidates must be ABA board-eligible or certified and qualify for an unrestricted Pennsylvania medical license. The ability to work with a highly productive team is critical to the success of this position.

Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.

Interested candidates should send their curriculum vitae and three letters of recommendation via email to Mark E. Hudson, MD, MBA at

Chief, Perioperative Services, Cardiovascular Anesthesiology

We are seeking a senior level, academically oriented, experienced physician for the position of Chief, Perioperative Services, Cardiovascular Anesthesiology . The Chief will oversee and direct cardiovascular anesthesiology services spread over multiple UPMC locations. The successful candidate will provide system-level leadership and management consistent with the overall mission of the Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine and the UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute, coordinating the delivery of perioperative care of cardiovascular patients requiring anesthesia, developing and maintaining a team of qualified anesthesia care providers, developing evidence-based standards for the delivery of cardiovascular anesthesia care, and administering objective quality management for cardiovascular anesthesia care in compliance with hospital and JCAHO standards and regulations. The selected Chief will be appointed to the health system’s active medical staff as well as to the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Faculty.

The successful candidate will have demonstrated clinical experience and proven interpersonal skills, with a strong interest in advancing the academic, research, educational and clinical mission of the department. The candidate must be board-certified in anesthesiology; possess a medical license in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; have trained through a cardiac anesthesiology fellowship or amassed equivalent experience; possess National Board of Echocardiography Advanced PTE Certification; and have proven administrative and clinical care expertise. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Interested candidates should apply by sending their curriculum vitae and three letters of recommendation via email to Mark E. Hudson, MD, MBA at

Chronic Pain Physician - UPMC Mercy

The UPMC Pain Medicine Division is seeking a BC/BE fellowship- trained interventional pain physician to join a rapidly growing practice at UPMC Mercy. This presents a great opportunity to join other physicians in a state-of-the-art outpatient facility.  The position is affiliated with a University of Pittsburgh practice and provides the opportunity to teach fellows and residents and to pursue research interests if desired.  Practice is 25% inpatient & 75% outpatient. Compensation includes salary, incentives, benefits, retirement, and malpractice. 

The UPMC Division of Pain Medicine is a program of comprehensive clinical care, research, and education, committed to the evaluation and treatment of the entire range of pain, disability, and rehabilitation concerns. The division offers an interdisciplinary team approach that includes dedicated professionals from several different specialties, including medicine, nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, and psychology.  This multidimensional treatment approach addresses the complex interaction between biological, psychological, and social factors in the perception and management of pain.


  • Evaluating and diagnosing pain disorders and formulating appropriate treatment plans such as interventions or medical management
  • Evaluating patients with a multidisciplinary team to determine which candidates are appropriate for multimodal treatment plans


  • Pennsylvania license
  • ABA Certification in Pain Management​
  • DEA

If interested, please email Shannon Morrissey, MSCL 

NIH T32 Postdoctoral Research Fellows

We are actively recruiting physicians who are committed to both excellence in clinical care and research for an NIH-funded research training program. Most trainees are recruited from anesthesiology residency programs, but individuals from other clinical specialties may be considered if their research interest is focused on problems in anesthesiology. Trainees are expected to spend at least two years in the program and devote a minimum of 80% effort toward their research.

More information on the program and eligibility requirements can be found on our post-doc research training page.

Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.

Nurse Anesthetists

UPMC has regular job offerings for CRNAs for our department at various UPMC facilities/hospitals. CRNAs will provide anesthetic care for all types of patients in collaboration with the supervising physician and under the standards of the Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Pennsylvania Nurse Practice Act, American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, and in accordance with departmental policies and procedures.

For questions regarding CRNA positions, contact:

Adrienne Scarpino (Administrative Manager)
(412) 647-2992
To submit a resume or CV to our recruitment team, please click here.